BMW model to chassis code reference

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August 24, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

BMW assigns a chassis code to all models. Knowing this code is useful when purchasing parts or searching for technical information.


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When you should change the oil in your car

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August 13, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Comparison of 7500 mile vs 15,000 mile oil change intervals

The oil change interval that your car maker recommends might not be the best for long-term engine health.



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Maintaining online privacy

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August 4, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Photo by William Iven on Unsplash

Securing our digital privacy has become even more important now that our service providers have been given free rein to collect and sell our personal data.


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Reading wifi and internet connection speeds

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July 28, 2017 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Deciding where to place your wireless router to eliminate dead spots in your home network can be a challenge.
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DIY – Front end creak remedy for 2006 BMW X3 (E83)

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February 13, 2015 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Anybody can potentially repair a creaking BMW front end in minutes at no cost!

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DIY – Front control arm bushing replacement BMW Z4 (E85) or 3-series (E46)

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February 13, 2015 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Replacing the front lower control arm bushings on a 2007 BMW Z4 (E85) or 3-series (E46) is easy, if you know this secret.

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Hidden Mazda RX8 spark plugs

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March 7, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

There actually is an easy way to access the spark plugs on a Mazda RX8! Accessing them from the top is not the answer.

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Universal and wobble joints

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February 28, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Universal and wobble joints can save your sanity, and the skin on your knuckles, when the fastener you are trying to access is in a weird location.

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Mazda RX8 Clutch Pedal

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February 21, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

The Mazda RX8 is a great car! It does have some quirks, a weak clutch pedal bracket being one of them. If the clutch pedal in your Mazda RX8 breaks, there might be a more cost-effective remedy than purchasing a new pedal assembly.

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Sizing PEX pipe

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February 13, 2014 by quirkyuncle@gmail.com

Part of making sure that your new “car wash” shower will work is providing adequate water flow. During the planning phase, we discovered that all dimensional plumbing is not created equal.

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